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Worcester County, MD Parks & Outdoor Recreation

Worcester County, MD Parks & Outdoor Recreation

Experience the natural beauty of Worcester County by exploring one of our many regional parks! Whether you're seeking playgrounds and picnic spots or looking for the best bay fishing and crabbing spots, our local parks are your gateway to an unforgettable outdoor experience. 

Nature Parks Near OCMD

Greys Creek Nature Park

All the way northeast in Worcester County, you can visit Greys Creek Nature Park for a view of Assawoman Bay, and the Ocean City skyline. Spend time between the bay and the beautiful marshlands.

Herring Creek Nature Park

West Ocean City offers this scenic area hidden away from the busyness. It’s the perfect spot for a run, picnic, walk, or bird watching. 

Homer Gudelsky Park

This is another park located in West Ocean City, offering convenient access to the Sinepuxent Bay waterfront, making it ideal for shoreline fishing.

Isle of Wight Park

Isle of Wight Park is a serene nature park with a canoe and kayak launch area, two piers, and picnic facilities, making it a destination for unwinding, fishing, and local crabbing.

Regional Parks

John Walter Smith Park

This park is the central recreational facility for Snow Hill residents, offering a wide array of activities, while also serving as the hub for the Worcester County Department of Recreation & Parks.

Newtown Park

Experience the charm of Pocomoke at Newtown Park, an athletic complex for the southernmost residents of Worcester County. 

Northern Worcester Athletic Complex

Located in Berlin, the Northern Worcester Athletic Complex is the perfect place for recreational activities in Northern Worcester County.

Showell Park

Showell Park is a versatile athletic park utilized for county softball leagues and large tournaments. Bring children of all ages here to play on one of two playgrounds, each specially designed for different age groups.

Neighborhood Parks

Newark Park

Introduced as a charming rural neighborhood park, Newark Park offers picnic tables and two barbecue grills, perfect for picnics under the pavilion.

Stockton Park

Take advantage of the pleasant fall weather and enjoy a day at Stockton Park. The park is equipped with a large pavilion and grills, to host gatherings. While enjoying a picnic, the kids can play on the playground or run the bases on the baseball field!

Whaleyville Park

Come experience the charm of Whaleyville Park, offering a playground and surrounding picnic areas, all beneath the shade of towering pine trees, creating the perfect backdrop for your outdoor adventures.

Whether you're drawn to relaxing nature parks, regional recreational facilities, or neighborhood playgrounds and picnic areas, we hope you find the best spot to create lasting outdoor memories at one of our local parks. Explore, unwind, and embrace the great outdoors on Maryland’s Coast!